I had been waiting for Daddy. I was struck by Madison Young’s writing the first time I encountered it.  Madison Young’s work as a feminist pornographer, artist, and writer had influenced my own scholarship in various ways, while resonating with me personally as well. I first saw Madison Young in Emilie Jouvet’s Too Much Pussy  when I was Read More

We all know that many (some harsher folks might say all) academic presentations can be….boring, dense, snoozy, and sometimes pretentious. But, here’s the thing, they don’t have to be. I started presenting at conferences in my undergrad, and didn’t really slow down too much since then. I love conference presentations, they allow my ideas and work Read More

The Tantus Mikey O2 is a dreamboat. It looks like a short fat dollop of cream. As sweet as it appeared, I knew when I requested Mikey that I was taking a risk.I wanted to try a girthy dildo, but I was also unsure of how it would go. What’s nice about Mikey is that I found it to be nice Read More

I knew this day would come. I had read about this day on I don’t even know how many blogs. I’m talking, of course, about the day I would be spoiled by dual density silicone. Wrangling the Flurry O2 from its package, I knew from the moment I squeezed its squishy firmness in my hand, that this was Read More

The Lelo Mia 2 damn near broke my heart. I tried to prepare myself, tried to steady my anxieties when I found out that the tapered end is not the end meant to be used. I slowly chanted this information (that the tapered end covers the USB port and was not an answer to my prayers for Read More

Buying a sex toy can be tricky, especially if you’ve never owned one before. Here’s some things to keep in mind. 1) First things first, you must know thyself. Many come to sex toys to fix a problem. There’s nothing wrong with this. I bought my first vibe because I wanted to have orgasms more Read More

Discovering The Brat There’s nothing quite like those moments when you find out that there’s a word for what you feel, when you feel a concept snap into place. In moments like these, I feel connected to histories, experiences, and something so far beyond the “me.” Finding the words “bratty bottom” was like that. I first heard the Read More

Well, that, and I have a thing for rooting for the little guy. The Splish from Tantus is a wee bitty thing at 4.5 insertable inches and a max diameter of 1″.. What’s the Splish and what’s it supposed to do? The Tantus Splish is a body-safe, 100% silicone non-vibrating dildo. It is safe for both anal and vaginal use. Here’s Read More

Today I’d like to spend some time talking about my favorite toy: the Magic Wand Original, formerly known as the Hitachi. When I tell my partner to “Grab the vibrator” or my partner asks me if I’d like them to “grab the vibrator,” we’re both referring to the Magic Wand. In my household, the Magic Wand Read More

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